NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley (shown during a pre-flight test on 2020 March 30) will return to Earth on the SpaceX Crew Dragon on Sunday Afternoon, August 2, weather-permitting. The first splash-down of a crewed American spacecraft, since the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project on 1975 July 24, is planned to occur on the Crew Dragon Demo-2 flight, after leaving the International Space Station (ISS) on the evening of Saturday, August 1.
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Astronomical Calendar for 2020 August ---
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